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Alternative/supplemental breast imaging methods tested
Dartmouth physicians and engineers are collaborating to test three new imaging techniques to find breast abnormalities, including cancer. (2004-05-03)
Exposure to food increases brain metabolism
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have produced new evidence that brain circuits involved in drug addiction are also activated by the desire for food. (2004-04-19)
'Virtual colonoscopy' techniques and training need to be improved before widespread clinical use
The accuracy of computed tomographic colonography ( (2004-04-13)
Study: Carbon dioxide may find new use in producing medical implants
Carbon dioxide, an environmentally friendly solvent for dyeing and dry cleaning, may become a valuable new tool for making medical implants, says a study at Ohio State. (2004-03-23)
African cotton market doesn't benefit from too much competition
An international team of researchers are challenging conventional wisdom that the more competitive a market is, the more successful it will be, in the current edition of World Development. (2004-03-12)
Researchers offer tips for longer lived CD, DVDs
You should never use a pen, pencil or hard-tip marker to write on your CDs. (2004-02-13)
Signal chemical primes plants for pest attack
Physically damaged or chewed plants produce a volatile chemical that may serve as a primer to prepare nearby plants to defend themselves against insect attack, according to a team of researchers. (2004-01-26)
Latest knowledge on plant cell-wall biology in new book
The wall to a plant cell is no longer just a biological bulwark. (2003-12-04)
New pathway found to enhance cancer treatment
Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) research points to a potentially larger role for retinoids in the treatment of cancer. (2003-11-05)
Climate change and US agriculture: Benefits dwindle as the picture sharpens
Computer-based simulations of U.S. agriculture show that, by the year 2060, the benefits of climate change to American croplands could be less than previous work had indicated. (2003-10-15)
Awareness of GM foods increasing, while overall support slipping
Most Americans are unaware that they are already eating genetically modified (GM) foods, although awareness of GM foods is growing. (2003-10-15)
Improving fertilizer efficiency
Producers in the western U.S. base their nitrogen fertilizer applications on the results of soil nitrate tests, but in-season monitoring of plant nitrogen status may lead to more accurate fertilizer recommendations, says Texas A&M University scientists in the September/October issue of Soil Science Society of America Journal. (2003-09-22)
Electrospinning cellulose waste into fiber
Cornell University polymer scientists have successfully produced nanofibers from cellulose by electrospinning. (2003-09-10)
Portrait of a doomed Sea
Earth's youngest desert is shown in this July MERIS satellite image of the Aral Sea in Central Asia. (2003-07-28)
Message to pediatricians: advise parents to limit movie access to reduce chances of teen smoking
Dartmouth researchers have taken their published data on the connections between adolescent smoking and watching movies and are now advising pediatricians to urge parents to monitor their teens' access to movies and abide by the ratings guidelines sponsored by the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners. (2003-07-14)
Clerical workers show more stress signs than executives
Clerical workers show more signs of biological stress during the work day than those in executive or more senior positions, according to a new British study. (2003-07-14)
Smoking in movies influences teenagers to start smoking
Researchers from Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center report that viewing smoking in movies strongly predicts whether or not adolescents will try smoking. (2003-06-09)
Pro-vitamin supplement may increase cancer risk in smokers and drinkers
Smokers and drinkers who take beta-carotene supplements to help prevent cancer may actually increase their risk, new research finds. (2003-05-20)
University of Georgia scientists plot key events in plants' evolution
A new University of Georgia study, just published in Nature, demonstrates key events in plant evolution. (2003-04-07)
An aspirin a day may keep colon cancer away, Dartmouth researchers find
A seven-year study led by Dartmouth Medical School researchers shows that a daily dose of aspirin can be effective in reducing the risk of colon adenomas - benign tumors that can develop into cancer if left in the bowel. (2003-03-05)
Delaware chemists win national award for environmentally benign insecticide
Stephen F. McCann and his colleagues Charles Harrison, George Lahm, Rafael Shapiro and Keith Wing of E.I. (2003-03-04)
Light-activated therapy and radiation combined effectively for treating tumors
Dartmouth researchers report they have discovered an effective combination therapy to treat tumors. (2003-02-28)
Genetically modified crops in India produced greater yields, reduced pesticide use, new study finds
Results of farm trials in India showed that the average yields for genetically modified cotton crops were 80 percent greater than non-bioengineered crops. (2003-02-06)
Scientists find new way to assess where cotton-killing pests develop
In a finding that could have broad implications for farmers' ability to stop pests from decimating cotton crops, scientists from North Carolina State University and agricultural research stations in the Cotton Belt have developed a new technique to determine where the larvae of certain agricultural pests develop. (2002-12-03)
Swaddling may help sleeping babies remain on their backs
Infants sleep with fewer awakenings when swaddled, and swaddling may help sleeping infants remain on their backs, say researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2002-12-02)
Molecular biology and biological control team up to thwart pests and weeds
Hoping to tag-team invading insect and plant species with the oldest and newest in scientific approaches, researchers from 22 nations will gather Oct. (2002-10-14)
Dartmouth researcher Michael B. Sporn, M.D. honored for pioneering work in cancer prevention
Michael B. Sporn, M.D., the pioneering Dartmouth cancer researcher who championed the idea of stopping cancer before it starts, has been selected by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the Cancer Research Foundation of America (CRFA) to receive the inaugural award for Excellence in Cancer Prevention Research. (2002-10-02)
NSF awards $75.6M for plant genome research
The National Science Foundation today awarded a total of $75.6 million to support 23 collaborative research projects in plant genomics. (2002-09-30)
Loblolly pine open for genetic engineering, research shows
The nation's most important commercial pine tree - the loblolly - has been successfully genetically engineered, researchers at the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station report in the journal Molecular Breeding. (2002-09-05)
Clover strip-cropping in cotton provides critical habitat for threatened songbirds
Cotton farming is on the rise across the South, and that spells trouble for rural songbirds. (2002-06-26)
Dartmouth hosts International Ewing's Sarcoma Symposium
From April 21-23, Dartmouth will host cancer specialists from around the world to discuss the second most common type of bone cancer, Ewing's sarcoma. (2002-04-17)
Cancer killing gene found by Dartmouth researchers
Dartmouth Medical School cancer researchers have identified a gene that triggers the death of leukemia cells, opening a novel target for anti-cancer drugs. (2002-03-18)
Poorer farmers benefit most from organic practices
Farmers in developing countries are reaping the benefits of adopting 'green' agricultural practices far more than their western counterparts, suggests a report published by Cardiff University, Greenpeace and the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements. (2002-02-14)
'Cotton candy' fiber barrier protects crops from pests
A Cornell University entomologist uses a 'cotton candy' web of fibers to protect crops as maggots and worms develop resistance to pesticides. (2002-02-13)
Study shows how plant cells spin cotton
Researchers identify a key step in plant cells making cellulose. (2002-01-03)
Dartmouth researchers link movies to teen smoking
Smoking in movies has been linked to adolescents trying their first cigarette, according to a new study by a team from Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School. (2001-12-13)
Climate change could boost cotton yields
A new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research has found that cotton yields are likely to increase in the southeastern United States if carbon dioxide levels continue to rise as projected this century and if farmers adapt their agricultural practices to the resulting climate change. (2001-12-12)
Cotton doesn't shrink from climate change
A new NASA-funded study finds that cotton yields are likely to increase in the Southeastern United States if carbon dioxide levels continue to rise as projected this century, and if farmers can adapt their agricultural practices to the resulting climate change. (2001-12-10)
Book documents dramatic recent changes in southeast's ancient soils
A new book coauthored by Duke University's Daniel Richter documents the extraordinary history of soils of the southeastern United States, where fields of a former vast cotton belt are now covered by rapidly growing pines. (2001-09-25)
Fight between GMOS and the bugs they repel may not be over
Mark Whalon, a Michigan State University entomology professor, says that farmers and those marketing genetically modified seeds shouldn't become complacent because so far there has been no documented evidence that insects have developed resistance to crops engineered to repel them. (2001-08-29)
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